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See the winning images in the International Landscape Photographer of the Year awards

The gorgeous wilds of Patagonia and New Zealand are captured in the winning images of the International Landscape Photographer of the Year competition.<p>Chosen from more than 3500 entries by over 850 photographers, the winner of international competition is Maxe Rive from the Netherlands. His …

Photography

The Ultimate Guide To Free Meditations To Help You Conquer Stress

Put more Namaste in your work day with this collection of free mindfulness resources.<p>Bad days happen to all of us, but nevertheless it can be hard to regain composure when you're in the thick of overwhelm. Your emotions may be running high, preventing you from performing at your best.<p>Stress shuts …

Mindfulness

10 Chinese unicorns you haven't heard of yet, but will soon enough

Zhihu<p>Zhihu, meaning “do you know?”, is a Chinese question-and-answer website, where questions are created, answered and edited by a community of 65 …

Venture Capital

The war against animal poaching will be won by data, not drones

The war against poaching is not going well. Every year, around 20,000 African elephants are killed for their ivory – a trade driven by strong demand …

Wildlife

'Suddenly it was total mayhem': Australian inventors celebrate success of revolutionary bee hive

Three years ago, a father and son in Australia finally unveiled a device they had spent a decade inventing: a beehive that releases honey via a tap, without needing to handle the bees.<p>The pair, Stuart and Cedar Anderson, who live in the hinterland near Byron Bay in eastern Australia, an area …

Insects

This amazing green office is covered with native plants that were rescued on-site

Ho Khue Architects has created a beautiful office space in Da Nang infused with lush native greenery. The Vietnam-based firm constructed the Modern …

Landscaping

Your Last-Mile Made-Easy

Designed to maximize your last-mile commute, the Praxis bicycle is both aptly named for the axis on which it conveniently folds down to half its …

Industrial Design

Ti Chang On Destigmatizing Sex Through Design & How a Product's Form Should Respect Its User

Learn more about this year's Consumer Product Jury Captain for the Core77 Design Awards<p><i>For this year's Core77 Design Awards, we're conducting</i> …

Product Design

These Movies Are Way Kinkier Than Fifty Shades Freed

When <i>Fifty Shades of Grey</i> was published in 2011, you couldn't go more than a few feet without seeing someone reading it (or reading it behind another …

Movies

Surface Pro 4 owners are putting their tablets in freezers to fix screen flickering issues #flickergate

It’s being called Flickergate<p>Hundreds of Surface Pro 4 owners have been complaining about screen flickering issues on their tablets. A thread over at Microsoft’s support forums shows that the problems have been occurring for more than a year, and most devices affected are out of warranty. Dubbed …

Surface Pro 4

To Our Readers

<b>How we will continue to inform and inspire you in 2018</b><p>The world in 2018 will be full of dramatic change, improbable victories, and game-changing breakthroughs. Elections will be won and lost. Olympians will be hailed. Cryptocurrencies will rise and fall. And technology will continue to inexorably …

Flipboard

The New (Bipartisan!) Conservation Corps Is a Win-Win

Imagine 100,000 young people employed nationwide to fix trails and backcountry bridges and repair urban parks.<p>That could be the result of a bill that just passed a major hurdle in the U.S. House of Representatives. The 21st Century Conservation Service Corps Act of 2017 would greatly expand the …

National Parks

Watch: How To Convert Low-Res Graphics Into High-Res Using Photoshop

[Click here to view the video in this article] <br>Before you toss that low-resolution graphic into the trash, YouTube channel PiXimperfect shows you how …

Graphic Design

This parasitic plant hijacks its victim's genes - Futurity

In order to sap nutrients and water from other plants, dodder silences defensive genes in its hosts.

This site makes browsing Netflix simple again

Tired of spending more time trying to find something to watch on Netflix than actually watching stuff? Flixable aims to fix that.<p>We've all been there. You sit down for movie night, open Netflix and start looking for something to watch. And you keep looking. And keep looking. And you look until you …

Smart Windows Use Iron Nanoparticles to Harvest Heat - ExtremeTech

By on January 18, 2018 at 9:33 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Many of the previously dumb …

Water-based air conditioner cools without harmful chemicals - Futurity

The new air conditioner consumes 40 percent less electricity than typical models and also makes drinkable water as a byproduct.

4 Powerful Lessons You Gradually Learn as You Let Go of the Past

If somebody is working on themselves and changing for the better, it’s unnecessary to keep bringing up their past. People can change and grow. You …

These wirelessly-powered AA batteries pull energy from thin air

Did you know that more than 3 billion batteries are thrown away every year in the United States? The Cota Forever Battery is the world’s first …

What Color Should Your Logo Be? What Different Colors Mean [Infographic]

Are you in the process of creating a new logo for your business? Trying to decide on the right color scheme to use?<p>DesignMantic share their guide to …

NASA's $1 Billion Probe Just Sent Back Mind-Meltingly Gorgeous New Images of Jupiter

😍<p>NASA's $US1 billion Juno spacecraft completed its 10th high-speed trip around Jupiter on December 16.<p>The robot gets relatively close to the gas …

Man Spends 4 Days Trying To Capture A Murmuration Of Starlings, Gets Surprised When He Sees The Result

Sometimes in nature things happen that seem too good to be true, perfect coincidences that vividly illustrate the beauty and wonder of the world …

Neuroscience: This Simple 10-Minute Exercise Will Give Your Brain an Immediate -- and Lasting -- Boost

This simple 10-minute exercise can give you a 14% gain in cognitive performance say scientists.<p>There are times when we need to have all our brain cells working at their very best to help us make the right decision, or solve a difficult problem, or do well on a test or examination. But, as we all …

12 Knots Everyone Should Master

<i>Last Updated December, 2017: We’ve updated the formatting on this post for clarity. Links have also been updated.</i><p>Our Go-To: Water Knot<p><b>Climbing</b> …

Fishing

5 Ways to Slow Down and Be Happy

When we are in hurry and try to get things done quickly, we realize that there is hardly any joy in what we do. It becomes only a means to an end …

The 5 Areas Of Your Life You Should Review Before January 2018

Every year, these are the aspects of life you should review.<p>Every year, you have the opportunity to audit yourself.<p>Unfortunately, most people plunge into New Year's Eve focusing only on their shiny new goals.<p><i>"I'm going to start working out."</i><p><i>"I'm going to have better work-life balance."</i><p><i>"I'm going to</i> …

Seattle to Vancouver: 7 Things to See on the Road

There are a few ways to get from Seattle to Vancouver BC—you can fly, you can ride the train, you can take the BoltBus or Greyhound. Or you can …

Canada

The Worst Celebrity Wipeouts of 2017

We all fall. It happens. Whether you’ve been blessed with natural athleticism and grace or maybe you’re on the clumsier side, you’re bound to take a …

An Anxious Simon’s Cat Desperately Attempts to Hide From the Noisy Fireworks Show Outside

Upon hearing a very festive but noisy fireworks show taking place outside, an unusually anxious Simon’s Cat desperately attempted to find a safe …

Solar-powered forever home is a modern take on the rustic farmhouse

‘Waste not want not’ seems to be a motto of Horseshoe Farm Residence, a modern solar-powered farmhouse built with reclaimed materials in North …